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  1. 3 Series & 4 Series
    I did an engine/trans swap and I cannot figure out how the trans cooler lines weave in from cooler and to in behind power steering pump etc . A photo would help ! TY
  2. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hi everyone, new member here. Owned a 2002.10 E39 525i for 4 years. Decided to go full-retard and do a S50B32 engine + auxiliaries + radiators (coolant, oil) swap. Would appreciate your advice & input on this swap, what to consider, what pitfalls there might be, etc. Thanks in advance! Paul...
  3. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    So I've tried for many hours and I'm stumped, I have a 1991 bmw 318 and I swapped in a m50. I'm trying to get it started and no luck, i have no fuel. Fuel pump works when hard wired to battery but still no start. Engine will fire with starting fluid. Icv doesn't hum. I've checked the relays and...
  4. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi everyone, i have a question. i have been planning a one of a kind diesel swap for my e46 320d m47. i am going to put the E39 525tds engine in my e46. and i would like to know if this is possible. ECUs are different. is it necessary to cut cables or is it just plug and play. thanks in advance...
  5. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    My 420d b47 engine needs ro be replaced and I was thinking in trying something else.
  6. 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015)
    Hoping for some insight here please! Had a catastrophic N63 failure 2 months back due to losing an oil cooler line while on the highway. Long story short, car towed to mechanic, new N63 long block swapped, and now mechanic doesn't know why there are about 80 something error codes when car...
  7. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    So I just bought an e46 doesn't have any issues but I'm trying to find an m3 swap anybody know where I can get a good motor and tranny? Should be plug and play other than dcm any help in the right direction would be appreciated thanks in advance 👍
  8. 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015)
    I have a 2010 750i and I would like to swap the transmission for an 8 speed that came in the 2013+ models. Has anyone done this? I’m looking for direction on what is needed. From what I‘m finding the dimensions are the same (let me know if I’m wrong about that). I’m thinking that getting the...
  9. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hello. I'm new to this forum but I'll be brief. I would like to know what would be easier. Swapping my manual 94 OBD1 E36 318i into an automatic 97 OBD2 E36 318i and converting to OBD2. Or... Stripping everything from the OBD2 automatic and putting everything from my OBD1 manual car into it. The...
  10. E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    Ok so this is gonna be a fun one. Last year I flooded my MT 2006 650i in a puddle. It Sucked water into the intake and wouldn’t start. Far as I know bmw had it started on their computers but the electronics are shot engine wise. quoted some 9 thousand to replace every electronic module in the...
  11. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    hello everyone. I recently swapped my original bmw 318d m47 engine to a 320d m47. I kept my ecu/ brain from the 318d but now with the 320d engine in place i have no turbo pressure, allot of black smoke and the car almost hass no power. Do i need to program the ecu?
  12. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello I'm looking to swap the complete drivetrain from my 06 530i into my project truck. This is the first time I'm working with anything BMW, yet alone modern automotive electronic. So I'm wondering what is the absolute minimum wiring harness I need for the engine to run and the transmission to...
  13. X5 F15 (2014 - 2018)
    Hi all, I am new to this forum. In the past 15 years I have driven multiple BMW's, and recently was fortunate to purchase a BMW X5 from the F15 generation. As this car is equipped with the standard Leather seats (2 electric movements inc. heating) and my previous BMW's all had sport seats, I...
  14. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hello, today i swaped my electric heated seats for the ones from E38 also electric and heated but they also do have a massage function which seems to be not working after pressing the button, do i need to wire something or code something ? Everything else seems to be working
  15. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    gday guys im new here but ive had a 1991 bmw e36 for a few years now and recently swapped in a m44b19 in it from a mates 1996 318ti, i also have a ews delete ecu. everything is wired in correctly and i can crank the motor but i dont have any spark or fuel, to clarify i can bypass the fuel relay...
  16. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    so... i picked up a 2001 325I with random missfires. i drove the car for about 15 minutes on the highway and it never overheated and ran pretty good being down 1 cylinder. ran a compression test 125psi cylinders 1- 5 cylinder 6 is zero. then i put an ounce of sea foam in each cylinder and let it...
  17. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I just picked up a 2004 325ci with a blown head gasket, other than that, it's a beautiful car and I plan to keep it. I also have a 2001 330i which is not much more than a parts car but it has a strong motor, good compression, low miles, an ideal motor for a swap. Oh, and both are automatics. I'm...
  18. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hey guys, I'm currently doing a 1JZ swap in my E36 and I'm trying to look for what engine mounts to use. Is anyone familiar with this swap? any other tips you can give me would be appreciated!
  19. 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current)
    Hey guys, I just got a new 2020 750i M Sport and it comes with new design M Star Spoke in Jet Black its too much black for me. I would love if someone would swap me with the stock M Star Spoke Orbit Grey version. Please let me know.
  20. Cars - Private Party
    For sale is my very prized e30 1990 BMW 325i. Have owned it for 4 years, swap was done just under 2 years ago. Unfortunately have fallen on hard times financially and do not have the funds or the time any longer to finish the build (was going to do coilovers and s52 swap), so hoping I can find...
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